Terry-Freeman-Birdsong Cemetery

Troup County, GA

Updated: 1/21/2010

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Location Coordinates:
N33 04.784, W85 11.763
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Directions:
Drive from square west 2,1 m on Vernon St. (US 29) . Turn right on Roanoke Rd. (S 109). Drive west 7.3 m on Roanoke Rd. Turn right on Rock Mills Rd. Drive north 3.0 m on Rock Mills Rd. Turn on to dirt road called Terry-Freeman-Birdsong Road. Drive west 0.2 m to a fork in the road. Cemetery is straight ahead between the fork.
Comments:
Called Freeman Birdsong Cemetery in FCCC. There is a sign on the gate: "Terry";
Alternative Names:
Freeman Cemetery
Freeman-Birdsong Cemetery
Previous Survey:
Family, Church, and Community Cemeteries of Troup County, p. 42
Survey History:
First Visit: Don Flynn (1/13/2008)
Survey Visit: Don Flynn (11/22/2008)

BIRDSONG, A. W.     Birth: 2/15/1857     Death: 10/11/1905
Row: 3   Grave: 7
"Father"; A. W. Birdsong; Feb. 15, 1857; Oct. 11, 1905 37' x 20' "L" shaped concrete enclosure
BIRDSONG, John Reed     Birth: 3/6/1886     Death: 7/30/1886
Row: 4   Grave: 10
John Reed; Son of J. W. & Bonnie Bindsong; Mar. 6, 1886; July 30, 1886; "Budded on earth to bloom in Heaven."
BIRDSONG, John W.     Birth: 7/25/1821     Death: 9/2/1876
Row: 4   Grave: 7
Erected in memory of John W. Birdsong; July the 25th 1821; Died Sept. the 2,nd 1876; Age 55 years 1 month and 8 days
BIRDSONG, Katherine Guinn     Birth: 6/14/1863     Death: 5/30/1955
Row: 3   Grave: 6
"Mother"; Katherine Guinn Birdsong; Jun. 14, 1863; May 30, 1955 37' x 20' "L" shaped concrete enclosure
BIRDSONG, Rebecca     Birth: 2/3/1830     Death: 1/8/1905
Row: 4   Grave: 8
Rebecca; Wife of J. W. Birdsong; Born Feb. 3, 1830; Died Jan. 8, 1905; Kind angels watch her sleepingdust Till Jesus comes on to rince the mist; Then may she wath hath sweet surprise And in her Saviour's image rise."
BIRDSONG, Thomas Hardiman     Birth: 3/30/1864     Death: 8/4/1864
Row: 4   Grave: 6
In memory of Thomas Hardiman; Son of J. W. & Rebecca Birdsong; Born Mar. 30, 1864; Departed this life Aug. 4, 1864
BROOKS, Elizabeth P.  Death: 1/15/1883
Row: 9   Grave: 3
"By her daughter Eliza"; Elizabeth P.; Wife of Jesse Brooks; Died Jan. 15, 1883; In her 77th year
DURHAM, Infant  Death: 1904
Row: 6   Grave: 8
Infant of J. M. & M. Durham; 1904
FREEMAN, Elizabeth
Row: 4   Grave: 3
Elizabeth Freeman
FREEMAN, Emma Inez     Birth: 1/16/1895     Death: 10/8/1895
Row: 10   Grave: 2
Emma Inez Freeman; Born Jan. 16, 1895; Died Oct. 8, 1895
FREEMAN, Emma P.     Birth: 2/22/1845     Death: 4/9/1887
Row: 10   Grave: 1
In memory of Emma P. Freeman; born Feb. 22, 1845; died Apr. 9, 1887 Marker is broken, and balance of inscription is lost.
FREEMAN, Jacob
Row: 3   Grave: 2
Jacob Freeman
FREEMAN, James     Birth: 5/7/1811     Death: 5/1856
James Freeman; May 7, 1811; May 1856 Not found but reported in "Family, Church, and Community Cemeteries of Troup County, Georgia", p. 44.
FREEMAN, Lemander     Birth: 1840     Death: 1849
Lemander Freeman; 1840; 1849 Not found but reported in "Family, Church, and Community Cemeteries of Troup County, Georgia", p. 44.
FREEMAN, Mary     Birth: 1806     Death: 1861
Mary; Wife of James Freeman; 1806; 1861 Not found but reported in "Family, Church, and Community Cemeteries of Troup County, Georgia", p. 44.
GILHAM, Eugene T.     Birth: 5/23/1864     Death: 9/26/1892
Row: 5   Grave: 1
Eugene T.; Wife of RR. L. Gilham; Born May 23, 1864; Died Sept. 26, 1892
GILHAM, Matilda     Birth: 4/11/1836     Death: 3/14/1906
Row: 6   Grave: 12
Matilda Gilham; Apr. 11, 1836; Mar. 14, 1906; "In love she lived. In peaceshe died. Her life was craved But GOd denied."
GILHAM, R. L.     Birth: 5/7/1800     Death: 11/10/1884
Row: 3   Grave: 1
In memory of R. L. Gilham; Born May 7, 1800; Died Nov. 10, 1884; Aged 84 Yrs. 6 Mos. 3 Days
GILHAM, Thomas S.     Birth: 6/19/1834     Death: 12/3/1912
Row: 6   Grave: 11
Thomas S. Gilham; June 19, 1834; Dec. 3, 1912; "There are thoughts that never perish. Bright unfading __ though long years, so the memory is cherished...
JOHNS, Nellie C.
Row: 10   Grave: 3
Nellie C.; Infant dau. of Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Johns;
KIRBY, Mollie     Birth: 5/30/1868     Death: 6/2/1870
Row: 4   Grave: 1
Mollie; Dau. of Mr. & Mrs. J. R. Kirby; May 30, 1868; June 2, 1870
TERRY, George W.     Birth: 11/13/1839     Death: 12/18/1861
Row: 6   Grave: 7
Sacred to the memory of George W. Terry; Born November 13th 1839; Died December 18th 1861 at Centerville, Va. while in the service of his country.; "Sleep, Brother dear, and take your rest. God called you home, He though it best. Twas had indeed to part with thee, But Christ's strong arms supported me." A Confederate flag is mounted on a pole between this grave and Williamson H. Terry
TERRY, Georgia Ann     Birth: 7/5/1860     Death: 3/30/1861
Row: 6   Grave: 3
Georgia Ann Terry; Born July 5th 1860; Died March 30th 1861
TERRY, John     Birth: 3/22/1800     Death: 10/31/1855
Row: 6   Grave: 4
Erected to the memory of John Terry; Born March 22, 1800; October 31, 1855; Aged 55 years mo's 9 ds
TERRY, Julia Brooks     Birth: 8/26/1807     Death: 4/10/1863
Row: 6   Grave: 5
Julia Brooks Terry; Aug. 26, 1807; Apr. 10, 1863
TERRY, Maggie Lee     Birth: 6/21/1902     Death: 10/14/1902
Row: 6   Grave: 2
Maggie Lee Terry; June 21, 1902; Oct. 14, 1902
TERRY, Nancy D.     Birth: 2/7/1904     Death: 9/11/1905
Row: 6   Grave: 1
Nancy D. Terry; Feb. 7, 1904; Sept. 11, 1905
TERRY, Nancy E. Winn     Birth: 10/7/1843     Death: 5/22/1903
Row: 5   Grave: 2
Nancy E. Winn; Wife of Thomas Terry; Oct. 7, 1843; May 22, 1903; "A tender mother and a faithful friend."
TERRY, Thomas     Birth: 12/30/1830     Death: 6/8/1895
Row: 5   Grave: 3
Thomas Terry; Dec. 30, 1830; June 8, 1895; "The faithful are certain of their award."
TERRY, William C.     Birth: 9/4/1874     Death: 1/8/1903
Row: 2   Grave: 8
In loving memory of William C. Terry; Born Sept. 4, 1874; Died Jan. 8, 1903; "A precious one from us has gone. A voice we loved is stilled. A place is vacant in our home That never can be filled."
TERRY, Williamson H.     Birth: 8/23/1841     Death: 7/24/1861
Row: 6   Grave: 6
Sacred to the memory of Williamson H. Terry; Born August 23, 1841; Died July 24, 1861 at Norfolk, Va , while in the service of his country.; "Our brother sleeps beneath the ground Til the last trumpets joyful sound Then burst the chains with sweet surprise and in his Saviour's image rise." A Confederate flag is mounted on a pole between this grave and George W. Terry
TOWLES, Belton O.     Birth: 1/5/1856     Death: 11/30/1896
Row: 9   Grave: 4
"Husband"; Belton O. Towles; Jan. 5, 1856; Nov. 30, 1896; "The pains of death are past, Labor and sorrow cease, And life's short warfare are closed at last. His soul's found peace."
WALLER, Howard G.     Birth: 12/8/1895     Death: 6/7/1897
Row: 5   Grave: 7
Little Howard G. Waller; Born Dec. 8, 1895; Died June 7, 1897 This marker is broken and missing with a portion of the top section containing lettering.
WILKES, Claudia     Birth: 6/11/1869     Death: 1/10/1891
Claudia Wilkes; born died June 11, 1869; Jan. 10, 1891; Daughter of W. H. and M. E. Wilkes; "She was a member of the Antioch Bapitist Church"; Not found, but reported in "Family, Church, and Community Cemeteries of Troup County, Georgia", p. 43
YOUNG, R. S.     Birth: 3/17/1853     Death: 2/25/1910
Row: 1   Grave: 3
R. S. Young; Mar. 17, 1853; Feb. 25, 1910; "We'll join thee in that heavenly land, No more to take the parting hand."
YOUNG, Sarah M.     Birth: 7/11/1860     Death: 2/24/1912
Row: 1   Grave: 4
Sarah M. Young; July 11, 1860; Feb. 24, 1912; "We'll join thee in that heavenly land, No more to take the parting hand."

In addition to the 36 tombstones described above, an additional 37 unlettered graves were found



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